Only 17.4% of 2019 e-waste was collected and recycled, out of 53.6 million metric tons of waste generated in the world last year. But electronic
Within International E-Waste Day, promoted by WEEE Forum - the world's largest multi national centre of competence as regards operational
It is called "open scope" and it's part of LEGISLATIVE DECREE n. 49 (14 March 2014) implementing EU Directive 2012/19 on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
Thanks to open scope, it's possible to extend the definition of Electrical and Electronic Devices to a series of other products not previously foreseen, which will considerably increasing electronic waste collection.
In particular, the open scope will allow to dispose of - together with large and small appliances, consumer electronics, light sources, screens, etc.- also: fuses, USB sticks, Plugs/sockets/Adapters, Cables and extensions, Electric Bikes, Pellet Stoves, Terminal blocks and more.